Finn Family Moomintroll

Finn Family Moomintroll

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Finn Family Moomintroll is the second book in the cult classic Moomin series by Tove Jansson. A must-read for adults and children alike. This special edition, with six stunning full-page colour illustrations, is published to celebrate the Moomins 70th anniversary.Poor little chap! He had been turned into a very strange animal indeed . . .Although they're small, fat and shy creatures, Moomins have the most amazing adventures. It all begins when Moominpappa tries on a magic hat that makes exciting and funny things happen . . .'They seem to grow in wisdom and delight every time I read them' - Philip Pullman'A beautifully strange world, excquisitely illustrated' - Lauren Child
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Product details

  • 11+
  • Hardback | 160 pages
  • 158 x 241 x 19mm | 372g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • PUFFIN
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • black and white line plus colour plates
  • 0141353449
  • 9780141353449
  • 314,284

About Tove Jansson

Tove Jansson was born in Helsingfors, Finland, in 1914. Her mother was a caricaturist who designed 165 of Finland's stamps and her father was a sculptor. She studied painting in Finland, Sweden and France, and subsequently became a book illustrator. Her extraordinary illustrative style is seen as a design classic the world over. Originally written in Swedish, the Moomintroll books have been translated into over 40 languages and adapted for television, film, radio and opera. Tove Jansson lived alone on a small island in the gulf of Finland, where most of her books were written. She died in 2001.
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8,133 ratings
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4 33% (2,710)
3 13% (1,056)
2 2% (179)
1 1% (73)
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